Cloud Data Security and Its Impact on Healthcare Providers: An Update
Ensuring security and confidentiality of patient’s healthcare data has been the number one priority of Healthcare Providers. One of the best way of safeguarding confidential data and information is the exploitation of Cloud Computing for Healthcare Records.
In a two hour live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer an overview of the latest trends and best practices with regards to Cloud Data Security and its impact on Healthcare Providers.
Key topics include:
- Electronic Personal Health Information (ePHI)
- Cloud Service Provider
- HIPAA and HITECH Legislative Acts
- Healthcare Regulatory Compliance
- Healthcare Industry Compliance Strategy
Melodi M. Gates, Attorney
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
- Not all clouds are created equal – what are the most common forms of cloud infrastructures and what do healthcare providers need to know from a risk management perspective?
- How can utilizing cloud services improve an organization’s data security and privacy position? What kinds of organizations may benefit the most?
- What kinds of data security questions should healthcare providers ask before committing to a cloud services provider?
- How should regulatory compliance and data security and privacy governance be addressed in agreements with cloud services providers?
- What other risks regarding data security, access and integrity should healthcare providers consider before moving to the cloud?
- Local/Onsite vs. cloud based ePHI risk assessments
Morris Landau, JD, MHA, LLM, Privacy Officer
- HITECH Rules and Regulations-Breach requirements
- Business Associate Provisions-negotiating contract terms
- Risks of Storing PHI in a Cloud
Eleanor (Miki) A. Kolton, MSN, JD, Of Counsel
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
- How Cloud Computing Can Help with
- EHR-Meaningful Use
- Improving Integrated & Outcome Oriented Patient Care
- Claims & Record Documentation
- HIPAA Risks Associated with Cloud Computing & ePHI
- SECURITY is the name of the game
- Recent Enforcement Actions
- Review of Contract Needs for Cloud Computing Services
Who Should Attend:
- Healthcare Law Attorneys
- Privacy Law Attorneys
- eDiscovery Lawyers
- Healthcare Service Providers
- Health Industry Advisors
- Medical Providers
- Privacy and Data Security Officers
- Privacy and Data Management Officers
- Risk and Compliance Officer
- Other Related/Interested Professionals and Organizations
Mel Gates counsels clients in data privacy, cyber security and regulatory compliance matters, helping to achieve an effective balance between data protection and business capabilities. Her experience with healthcare clients ranges from small physician practices to state health information exchanges in developing policies, training employees and meeting HIPAA and HITECH obligations. She has facilitated information security policy development for clients across multiple industries and assists them with understanding the causes and implications of data breaches, hack attacks and other security incidents, providing counsel on proactive preventive measures. Prior to joining the legal field, Mel worked in telecommunications and information technology for more than 20 years, most recently serving as chief information security officer (CISO) for Qwest Communications, where she held a “top secret” security clearance, managed information security controls around the world and created a specialized team of technology professionals dedicated to protecting enterprise and customer assets.
Mel Gates counsels clients in data privacy, cyber security and regulatory compliance matters, helping to achieve an effective balance between …
Morris Landau is the Privacy Officer at Premise Health. Prior to joining Premise, Morris was the Privacy Officer at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and prior to his position at UT Southwestern, he served as a Privacy Officer and counsel at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He also served for 7 years at US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights.
Morris Landau is the Privacy Officer at Premise Health. Prior to joining Premise, Morris was the Privacy Officer at the …
Eleanor (Miki) A. Kolton has wide-ranging legal, administrative and management experience in medical practice law; HIPAA, Stark, Medicare and CMS regulations; with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC); and other civil and administrative law areas. She possesses executive corporate experience and broad clinical background in a variety of health care settings, including the ability to understand scientific and medical community cultures, business challenges and concerns.
Prior to joining the firm, Miki served as Executive Director of Pharmaceutical Programs and a Director of Quality Improvement and Risk Management at OPTIONS (Value) Health Care, Inc.; practiced law in North Carolina and Virginia; was a professor of nursing and an Army nurse. She holds a master’s degree in nursing and is licensed to practice nursing in Virginia.
Eleanor (Miki) A. Kolton has wide-ranging legal, administrative and management experience in medical practice law; HIPAA, Stark, Medicare and CMS …
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Specialized Knowledge and Applications
NY Category of CLE Credit:
2.0 CPE (Not eligible for QAS (On-demand) CPE credits)
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About Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated legal practices. With 44 offices in 21 countries, the firm is renowned for its local connections and global influence, delivering comprehensive legal services across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. With expertise spanning all key sectors, the firm’s healthcare practice is recognized among the top 10 health law practices by the American Health Lawyers Association. We advise a variety of industry clients across the globe on some of the most important issues affecting their businesses. Our global data privacy & cyber security team advises clients on laws and policies affecting data collection, storage, processing and security, and helps them devise and implement compliant cross-border solutions. We regularly assist clients to develop effective plans for dealing with data breaches and cyber incidents and provide experienced representation when breaches occur. For more information, visit www.squirepattonboggs.com.
About Premise Health
Premise Health, the newest name in onsite healthcare, was formed as a result of two industry pioneers – Take Care Employer Solutions and CHS Health Services – coming together. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That’s our mission and it’s the foundation of everything we do. With 85 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000. For more information on Premise Health, visit www.premisehealth.com.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships.
Greenberg Traurig understands its clients’ businesses and offers them a highly entrepreneurial approach to legal counsel. Its multidisciplinary team includes senior lawyers who have served as chief legal officers at major multinational companies and have spent years solving real-world problems in the business, political and legal environments of major commercial centers. Greenberg Traurig strives to provide its clients with the highest quality legal work and service at a reasonable cost.